At the pharmacy, I was told the best diet pill was in the laxative section. I picked up FiberCon. What is in it?

I went to the pharmacy and asked about diet stuff and was told the best diet pill in the place was in the laxative section. I picked up a package of FiberCon and started taking one with a big glass of water around 11 AM and another (with water) around 4 PM. It seems...

What is bran?

What is bran? You hear so much about fiber and bran lately. My grandmother used to tell us to eat roughage. Why? Does an apple a day really keep the doctor away? Bran is the brown, outer covering of cereal grains such as wheat, rye, oats, barley, corn, and rice. The body does not digest...

I have diverticulosis and have cut out lettuce, apples, peanuts and cabbage. What else would you suggest?

I have a condition called diverticulosis. It seems every Spring I get into trouble with it. I've already cut out lettuce, apples, peanuts, and cabbage. What else would you suggest? Well, first of all, you are cutting out the very foods you should be eating. You need a high fiber diet, not a low fiber...

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